According to official figures of the gambling regulator of Greece,the market of illegal lottery video terminals (VLT) in the country is estimated at about € 1 million. The state incurs losses in the form of unpaid taxes of about € 300-400 million.
According to the authorities, fines forThe illegal use of gambling equipment is several times less than the potential profit, so limiting this activity is a difficult task.
Over the past two weeks of last year, Greekauthorities made 1,513 arrests, seized € 160,000 of cash in illegal gambling establishments. According to the results of active measures in the fight against illegal gambling institutions, the authorities said that gambling Internet cafes and unlicensed mini-casinos are on the rise.
Earlier, the Greek Parliament introduced legislation on licensing the casino.